WILSON, William C.

IL 37th Inf Co H. Residence: Morristown, Henry County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 24. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1861 at Morristown. Mustered 18 Sep 1861 at Chicago, Illinois. Corporal. Commissioned Second Lieutenant on 10 Jun 1862 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Promoted to First Lieutenant on 17 Jun 1864 at Vicksburg. Promoted to Captain of Co A. Mustered out 12 May 1866 at Houston, Texas. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p3,39)